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THE CIRCUS MOVES AGAIN

The Circus Moves Again (1935)

Good footage of a circus arriving by train.

CHILDREN'S DAY AT OLYMPIA Beware - other items share this title

Children's Day At Olympia Beware - Other Items Share This Title (1934)

Children enjoying a...

THE RIDER

The Rider (1932)

A small boy rides his motorcycle around a circus ring in France.

STRAINING FOR TRAINING !

Straining For Training ! (1939)

Footage of circus member and horses in training in Europe.

CIRCUS MOVE

Circus Move (1951)

Footage of circus being set up in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

A MODERN NOAH'S ARK

A Modern Noah's Ark (1934)

Several different kinds of animals share a cage in a German travelling...

STRAINING FOR TRAINING

Straining For Training (1938)

Footage of a circus team in training.

WALKING THE WIRE

Walking The Wire (1930)

Nice film of a woman high wire artist dancing high above the ground on a...

HEADWORK

Headwork (1931)

Performing seals in the circus perform various tricks.

BIG TOP THRILLS

Big Top Thrills (1939)

Footage of trapeze artist and an elephant performing with the travelling circus.

FIRE EATERS issue title - BACK TO THE FRONT

Fire Eaters Issue Title - Back To The Front (1937)

Fire eaters perform at Margate.

PERFORMING FLEAS

Performing Fleas (1941)

Performing fleas dance and pull miniature carriages during their show.

FLEA CIRCUS

Flea Circus (1950)

Footage of flea circus at Bingley Hall, Birmingham.

NERVE

Nerve (1932)

A lion tamer shows nerves of steel in training wild animals.

NOAH'S ARK HITS THE TRAIL

Noah's Ark Hits The Trail (1932)

Circus animals are loaded onto trucks before moving on to the next...

THERE WAS A LITTLE MAN

There Was A Little Man (1927)

Stunt man is fired from a cannon - probably somewhere in Italy.

SHAVE SIR?

Shave Sir? (1937)

Slapstick circus act involving an elephant shaving a man.

THE FLYING DUTCHMAN

The Flying Dutchman (1937)

Three young men in Holland practising acrobatic tricks on trapeze.

TUMBLING LIVES

Tumbling Lives (1937)

Family of acrobats - the Karpi troupe - perform tumbling and balancing tricks.

JENNY!

Jenny! (1932)

Two elephants in a circus perform various tricks.

TONS OF 'EM

Tons Of 'em (1931)

Circus elephants perform various stunts.

READY FOR THE RING

Ready For The Ring (1933)

A German circus rider teaches her horse to do the goose-step!

GIRL LION TAMER

Girl Lion Tamer (1942)

A look at a female lion tamer at a circus in the funfair.

BEHIND THE BIG TOP

Behind The Big Top (1945)

Sangers circus animals keep up their training out of season.

ELEPHANT MANICURE

Elephant Manicure (1950)

Elephants having toenails trimmed at Chipperfield Circus in Bristol.

HIRE WIRE ACT

Hire Wire Act (1951)

The Stey family perform hire wire show at Battersea Park, London.

ACROBATIC FEATS BY ST PENSBYS aka TRAPEZE AND TRAMPOLINE ACT

Acrobatic Feats By St Pensbys AKA Trapeze And Trampoline Act (1910)

St Pensby's Acrobats...

BANTAM PACK - LION AND MOUSE

Bantam Pack - Lion And Mouse (1950)

Quirky stuff - probably designed for children - a mouse race and...

CRIME MARCHES ON

Crime Marches On (1950)

Item is a mixture of stories compiled from Pathe Gazettes.

HULA HOOP ELEPHANTS

Hula Hoop Elephants (1959)

Elephants show off their hula hoop skills at Billy Smart's Circus.

QUEER AND QUAINT

Queer And Quaint (1931)

Footage of various circus stars including Jack Earle who is over eight feet...

TRAVELAUGHS AT THE

Travelaughs At The "Big Show" (1919)

Circus scenes mixing live action and animation.

DR CIRCUS COMES TO TOWN

Dr Circus Comes To Town (1931)

Clowns entertain patients in the hospital grounds.

NERVE!

Nerve! (1932)

Nice film about a female lion tamer. She strokes and plays with her charges.

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - THE ARNAUT BROTHERS THE FAMOUS MUSICAL CLOWNS

Camera Interviews - The Arnaut Brothers The Famous Musical Clowns (1928)

Funny stuff from two...

SEAL HO!

Seal Ho! (1934)

Sea lions do tricks as a circus prepares for the summer tour.

LILIAN MAX PRESENTS THE WORLD'S SMALLEST TRAPEZE ARTIST

Lilian Max Presents The World's Smallest Trapeze Artist (1929)

Bizarre item - a young girl makes...

CIRCUS MOMENTS

Circus Moments (1929)

Circus acts - performing horses, acrobats, trapeze artists etc.

BALANCING BILL

Balancing Bill (1930)

Performing sea lions do some tricks.

OUTSIDE THE BIG TOP

Outside The Big Top (1936)

Rehearsals for the circus include animals playing instruments and men...

BIG TOP TIME!

Big Top Time! (1938)

A circus big top is put up in record time, thanks to speeded-up footage.

THE PETS PERFORM!

The Pets Perform! (1938)

A monkey, a cat, some dogs and elephants perform tricks at a zoo and circus.

TRUST!

Trust! (1931)

Man places his head inside an elephant's mouth.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 123

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 123 (1940)

A dog and a lioness sit together, demonstration of carbon...

THE CHARIOTEERS

The Charioteers (1920)

Circus performers drive Roman style chariots around the grounds of Crystal Palace.

THE CIRCUS

The Circus (1930)

Various shots of events in the circus ring at Olympia.

THE LADY JUGGLER

The Lady Juggler (1926)

Good juggling footage featuring a woman juggler called Louise Maxim - some nice...

ACROBATICS

Acrobatics (1932)

Various circus performers practice their acts at the Royal Agricultural Hall.

NERVE!

Nerve! (1932)

Nice film about a female lion tamer. She strokes and plays with her charges.

LET US SWAY!

Let Us Sway! (1932)

Good trapeze act by Miss Tamara in a pretty sequined costume.